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Quadro FX 4600: high pitched whine

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October 19, 2011 3:36:33 PM

So I just got an Nvidia Quadro FX 4600 PCIe card in the mail. Put it in, turned on my computer, and.....it emits a loud, high-pitched whine, and doesn't output a signal. The whine sounds digital, like a sine wave. That's really all I can say about the problem. Any ideas what's wrong? Thx.
October 19, 2011 5:31:41 PM

Usually an indicator that the 6-pin power connector isn't connected, or isn't providing enough power. Make sure you are using the proper power connector for the card.

Sean
October 19, 2011 5:52:31 PM

Is the fan turning? Stop it with your finger and see if the whine stops.
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